Ivan Rassimov

Ivan Rassimov (born Ivan Đerasimović; Serbian Cyrillic: Иван Ђерасимовић) was an Italian film actor of Serb descent who appeared in many horror and exploitation films. Born in Trieste to Serbian parents, Velimir and Vera Đerasimović (née Petrijević), he attended the Slovenian scientific lyceum (Gimnazija s slovenskim učnim jezikom) in Trieste. He made his film debut in 1964 after graduating from university and Actors' Studio in Rome. Mostly cast in villainous roles, he appeared in Mario Bava's Planet of the Vampires (1965), Sergio Martino's Your Vice Is a Locked Room and Only I Have the Key (1972), Umberto Lenzi's Man from Deep River (1972) and Eaten Alive! (1980), Mario Gariazzo's The Eerie Midnight Horror Show (1974), and Ruggero Deodato's Last Cannibal World (1977), among many other titles. He retired from acting in 1987 and worked then for a publishing firm in Rome. He died on 13 May 2003. Ivan Rassimov at IMDb Ivan Rassimov at AllMovie Interview